Stories tagged: sexual misconduct
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 7:21 p.m.
Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was thrust into turmoil Sunday after the woman accusing him of high school-era sexual misconduct told her story publicly …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 12:24 p.m.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Friday denied a sexual misconduct allegation from when he was in high school.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 7:48 p.m.
Democrats alerted the FBI on Thursday to decades-old sexual-misconduct allegations against President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, according to reports and a person familiar with the matter.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 6:27 p.m.
CBS Chief Les Moonves resigned Sunday, just hours after six more women accused the long-time television executive of sexual misconduct.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 2:58 p.m.
A 2006 letter from a top Vatican official confirms that the Holy See received information in 2000 about the sexual misconduct of now-resigned cardinal in the United States, lending credibility …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 10:06 a.m.
Ronan Farrow’s former producer at NBC News says his old network breached its journalistic duty by failing to stick with the story of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 9 a.m.
Pope Francis declined Sunday to confirm or deny claims by the Vatican’s retired ambassador to the United States that he knew in 2013 about sexual misconduct allegations against the former …
Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 5:15 p.m.
The #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct has prompted many state legislatures to reconsider their internal policies and state laws on the issue.
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
More than 100 former students have provided firsthand accounts of sexual misconduct by the now-dead Ohio State University team physician at the center of an ongoing investigation, the university said …
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 5:45 p.m.
Former Mead High School teacher Wesley Perez, accused of having relationship with minor student, out of jail on bond
A former Mead High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with one of his students is out of custody after posting bail.
Wed., July 18, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss Ashley Judd’s lawsuit against him, saying allegations that he tried to hurt her career after she rejected him sexually are baseless …
Fri., July 13, 2018, 1:23 p.m.
Shamed movie mogul Harvey Weinstein owned up to offering acting roles to women in exchange for sex – and says that’s still the norm in Hollywood.
Tue., June 19, 2018, 3:31 p.m.
Prosecutors have declined to file charges against Scott Baio stemming from allegations by his former “Charles in Charge” co-star that he sexually assaulted her.
Sat., June 9, 2018, 11:42 a.m.
The Southern Baptists are facing their own #MeToo crisis as the biggest Protestant denomination in the U.S. heads into its annual meeting next week.
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 9:13 p.m.
Attorney says Mead High School student in ‘constant fear’ of defendant and former teacher’s possible release
While 37-year-old Wesley Perez looked on from a TV screen attached to the wall, at times slumping his head or adjusting his gaze, attorney Bob Dunn laid out all the …
UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 11:03 a.m.
Morgan Freeman says he likes to compliment people to make them feel at ease around him but that he has never sexually assaulted women.
Fri., May 25, 2018, 11:58 a.m.
Mario Batali’s three Las Vegas Strip restaurants will shut down July 27, officials said Friday, as the celebrity chef faces sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women.
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 11:25 a.m.
Flinching when he heard himself described as a man who used power to prey on women, Harvey Weinstein was charged Friday with rape and another sex felony in the first …
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 7:26 a.m.
A Mead High School student who initially denied having a relationship with her former teacher recently confirmed they had multiple sexual encounters, including one that occurred in an empty classroom …
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 5:25 p.m.
Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual assault, two law …
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 12:01 p.m.
Boston Globe executives said they’re investigating an allegation that the newspaper’s top editor had an inappropriate text exchange with a former employee he once dated.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 10:13 p.m.
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Mead High School teacher suspected of having a sexual relationship with an underage student.
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 4:02 p.m.
Uber’s ride-hailing service will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of sexual misconduct, its latest attempt to shed its reputation for brushing aside bad behavior.
Sun., May 13, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
A day after joining more than 80 women protest at the Cannes Film Festival, Salma Hayek said Sunday that change for women in Hollywood already is happening.
Fri., May 11, 2018, 11:22 a.m.
R. Kelly is going on with his concert in North Carolina on Friday, rejecting calls from protesters to cancel his appearance over longstanding allegations of sexual misconduct.
Tue., May 8, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Many members of what’s widely known as the kink community are outraged that Eric Schneiderman, in resigning as New York’s attorney general, depicted his alleged violence toward several women as …
UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 7:41 p.m.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who had taken on high-profile roles as an advocate for women’s issues and an antagonist to the policies of President Donald Trump, announced late …
Sat., May 5, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
Author Junot Diaz has withdrawn from a writers’ festival in Australia after fellow writers accused him of past sexual misconduct and misogyny, organizers said Saturday, adding that a moment of …
Fri., May 4, 2018, 2:54 p.m.
Weeks after publishing his own story of sexual abuse in the New Yorker, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz is facing an onslaught of accusations of sexual misconduct and misogyny directed …